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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?
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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  

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September 18, 2008
Finding too little time to research and write, Paul Youngquist concocts a timely solution for what to do with those pesky undergraduates.
September 17, 2008
The late David Foster Wallace didn't settle for satire. Scott McLemee says farewell to a wild talent.
September 16, 2008
Julio Alves recalls the professor who taught him how to be a student.
September 15, 2008
Philip G. Altbach and Christine Musselin wonder if things are getting so bad that a new kind of ranking is called for.
September 12, 2008
I’m Phil Dolly, Ed. D. Recently resigned, or deposed, community college president. Yesterday I was the CEO at North East Central Community College here in Folsom County, West Dakota. Today, I’m contemplating my own crisis in leadership. Following a faculty vote of no confidence, and caving in to growing board pressure, I packed it in this morning. No one was surprised, really, including me. But more about that later.

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